My introduction to the sixth volume of our successful Agendas series of AA books featuring the work of our students and staff. Titled Environmental Techtonics and edited by Steve Hardy and Werner Gaiser, the book includes an international survey of innovative projects seeking to transform current professional assumptions regarding sustainability, ecology and environmentalism in architecture. […]
Volume 2 of our new AA Publications series ‘AA Words’ is now out. The book, titled ‘Anti-Object’, is an English translation of an extended essay by the Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. Originally written and published in Tokyo in the late 1990s, the extended essay works through the ways in which Kuma re-positions his own interests […]
A short lecture on the ways in which the AA School is adapting itself to the 21st century, given as part of a day-long conference titled ‘Re-inventing the Academy’, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture.